Emerald Ash Borer Found in Greene and Wayne Counties, Iowa

The emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, an exotic species of beetle that attacks and decimates ash trees, has been confirmed in Greene and Wayne counties. EAB has now been confirmed in 43 counties in Iowa.  See the map below and read more about the most recent discoveries in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach news release from March 10, 2017

Map of Iowa showing current distribution of confirmed EAB infestations as of March 9, 2017.


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